Bussell Diary 02: Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 17 December 1832 - 3 February 1833

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dation which now accompanies any moment bringing us as it does nearer to our Augusta home At times I am excited almost to pain when I anticipate the approaching meeting, I am writing now because I can settle to our other employment As we were sitting in the Cuddy this morning an alarm was given two Swans black swans in sight. I cannot say how it overcame me They proved however to be Albatrosses and were shot accordingly two beautiful birds 10 feet in width Captain Moller has given me the foot I ought not to scribble so much, but where can I go if not to you my own Mamma when I feel as I do now - but I won't tease you any more with my egotism and so on God grant that we may find the dear Brothers [...] [Page 30]